Kabul

The making of a refugee

A longform series on Afghans in Germany.

| May 08, 2019

“Imagine there’s no countries”

The Making of a Refugee: Part 6 – A series on Afghans in Germany

| Apr 05, 2019

A woman is her own country

The Making of a Refugee: Part 3 – A series on Afghans in Germany

| Mar 27, 2019

Harbour behind harbour

The Making of a Refugee: Part 2 – A series on Afghans in Germany

| Mar 22, 2019

A map of arriving

The Making of a Refugee: Part 1 – A series on Afghans in Germany

| Mar 21, 2019

Plastic Kabul

What the recent boom in the cosmetic industry means for the Afghan middle class.

| Mar 23, 2015

There are many ways to destroy a city

Reflections on the recent attack targetting a Kabul institution, the Taverna du Liban restaurant.

| Jan 23, 2014

Encounters with Bollywood in Kabul

How Southasia’s dominant film industry is embraced but also appropriated by Kabulis

| Sep 15, 2013

Filming Kabul

Afghan Filmmakers, old and young, are redefining the city

| Apr 05, 2013

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Style and the city

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Digital divide in online classes, long-term impact of Cyclone Amphan, and more.

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Between Dravidian politics of Tamil Nadu and Sri Lanka's Tamil nationalism.

The fight for the commons

Who has the power to secure and legislate public spaces in cities?